Amy Sweezey joined the WESH 2 First Alert Weather team in August 2002. Amy keeps viewers informed on WESH 2 News Sunrise from 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. and WESH 2 News Sunrise on CW18 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Amy moved to central Florida from Kalamazoo, Mich., where she worked forecasting snowstorms and severe weather for more than seven years at WWMT-TV. She also worked at WSJV-TV in South Bend, Ind. and in Chicago, Ill. After many years of living in the Midwest, Amy loves forecasting warm weather now in the Sunshine State.
A native of Michigan, Amy graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University of Chicago before continuing her meteorological studies at Mississippi State University. She holds the prestigious Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM) designation awarded by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) and the National Weather Association (NWA) Seal of Approval.
Amy “weathered” the 2004 Florida hurricane season while nine months pregnant. After forecasting hurricanes Charley, Frances, and Ivan, she left for the hospital, where her oldest daughter was born as Hurricane Jeanne made landfall.
Amy lives in Seminole County with her husband and three children.